Czar Nicholas ll or Nikolay Alexandrovich Romanov of Russia with his wife Maria Alexandrovna, and their daughters, meeting Russian military Generals. Russian royalty at a royal ceremony. British royal ceremony making Edward (son of King George V and Queen Mary) Prince of Wales, on his 16th Birthday, June 23, 1910. Next scene shows Andrew Carnegie, American industrialist and steel tycoon, with oil baron John D Rockefeller.
Czar Nicholas II descends steps to enter a carriage. He is followed by Empress Alexandra and daughters Olga, Tatiana, and Maria. Prince Edward, son of King George V and Queen Mary, is made Prince of Wales, on June 23, 1910, his 16th Birthday.
Earliest motion pictures captured at the turn of the 20th century in Europe. Berlin 1895: Otto Von Bismarck, Chancellor of Germany, addresses Germans about the need for 'blood and iron'. Large crowd gathered at a Berlin square to hear him. England, 1903: The future Prince of Wales plays with his brother Albert and sister Mary at the Winter Castle. The two boys hold toy guns. Moscow, 1907: Nicholas II, Tsar of Russia, at a gathering with military officials and other dignitaries. A large crowd outside the palace. Germany, 1910: Kaiser Wilhelm II along with other military officials at an orphanage. Children put up a show for the German Emperor. Orphan children posing with the Kaiser.
Soviet military prepardness documentary film from June 1941, in World War II. Newspaper article, dateline: 12 June 1941, names military leaders recognized by the Soviet Central Committee. Next, Soviet Marshals, Kliment Voroshilov, and Semyon Timoshenko, stand in a grain field. Timoshenko greets new recruits to the Red Army, who come forward. Glimpse of some Russian T-26, model 1933 tanks charging down a hillside. Marshal Timoshenko seated at a Russian M1910 Maxim machine gun, conversing with three soldiers. The legs of another Marshal are seen in background. A Russian BT-7 tank passing the camera at high speed. Marshal Timoshenko walking ahead of staff officers as they visit troops in the field. He is seen in a trench with soldiers, where he personally moves some camouflage branches in position. Timoshenko and Marshal Semyon Budyonny (aka Budyenny) coversing with a tank commander and other officers in the field.
Red Army troops training with camouglaged 76K/02 field guns. View of gunner using gun sight behind the shield of a 122 mm howitzer M1910/30, as another gun crew member inserts a round into it. The gun is fired. View of the breech area including the gun sight. Russian lancers on horseback, canter in formation past the camera. Soviet MS-1 (T-18) light tanks and some infantry move past the camera. A twin-turreted armored gun railroad car is in the background. Brief glimpse of a British-manufactured Russian Mark 4 Female tank, number 9085. Scene shifts to the 76K/02 field artillery battery firing again. Next, infantry are seen practicing along with the previously seen Mk 4 tank (No. 9085) and another similar tank.
Czar Nicholas II walks down steps toward a carriage, followed by Czarina Alexandra and two daughters, Olga and Tatiana. They all enter the royal carriage and are driven away.